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James Puckett

Specialty area(s)

Trauma and stress-related disorders, addiction, domestic violence, shame, abandonment issues, children and adolescents , human trafficking , suicide and self-harm

Brief biography

Ask me anything!

Current courses at UWL

PSY 204

PSY 403

CYC 301

Education

Viterbo University:  MS-Mental Health Counseling

UW-La Crosse:  BA-History & Sociology

Teaching history

Intro. to Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Abnromal Psychology

Advanced Psychopathology 

Introduction to At-Risk Children/Youth

Professional history

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC):  State of Wisconsin

National Certified Counselor (NCC):  NBCC

Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC):  State of Wisconsin

Master Addiction Counselor (MAC):  NCC AP & NAADAC

Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Dual-Diagnosis Clinical Therapist for La Crosse County Juvenile Detention Facility, Shelter Care, and CORE Academy (2013-2017)

Psychotherapist:  The Therapy Place of La Crosse

National-Level Trainer:  Mental Health Training Curriculum for Juvenile Justice

National-Level Trainer:  NASRO

National Reigistry for Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

Circle of Security-Informed Provider

Research and publishing

Investigated if local agencies were practiving Trauma-Informed Care as advertised.

Combat Stress

Suicide